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How to Get Help So You're Not Doing Everything

How to Get Help So You're Not Doing Everything

Posted Dec 26th, 2018 in Caregiver Support, Homecare

Being a family caregiver does not mean that you have to do it all yourself. Here are some tips.

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Protecting Your Own Health While Caring for a Senior with the Flu

Protecting Your Own Health While Caring for a Senior with the Flu

Posted Nov 19th, 2018 in Health & Wellbeing, Caregiver Support

Taking steps to protect your own health while caring for a senior with the flu is vital to guarding your own well-being, and to preventing the spread of this sickness among others. Here are some tips.

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Can Home Care Services Make a Difference Early in Parkinson's Disease?

Can Home Care Services Make a Difference Early in Parkinson's Disease?

Posted Nov 9th, 2018 in Caregiver Support, Homecare

When you first hear that you're aging loved one is suffering from a severe medical condition such as Parkinson's disease, you will need to make a variety of decisions. One of the most meaningful and impactful can be whether to begin home care services for them. Here are some reasons why.

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Why You Should Hire a Senior Care Provider

Why You Should Hire a Senior Care Provider

Posted Sep 21st, 2018 in Caregiver Support, Homecare

Hiring a senior care provider is quite appealing for those who need daily assistance but can still live at home. Senior care providers give in-home care options to families that are somewhere between living on their own and needing to move.

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Hospital Discharge Checklist: Are You Ready to Bring Your Parent Home?

Hospital Discharge Checklist: Are You Ready to Bring Your Parent Home?

Posted Aug 31st, 2018 in Caregiver Support, Homecare

Is your parent or family member staying in a hospital or rehab facility and going to be discharged soon? To ensure a smooth return home and prevent a hospital readmission, go through this checklist to make sure you really are ready to bring your parent home from the hospital.

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6 Ways Homecare Can Help You Recover From Surgery

6 Ways Homecare Can Help You Recover From Surgery

Posted Aug 2nd, 2018 in Caregiver Support, Homecare

Homecare services can be of great help to individuals during the post-surgery recovery period, regardless of their age or procedure. Here are 6 ways that a home caregiver can help you on your road to recovery.

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I'm a Burned Out Family Caregiver! How Can I Reduce My Stress?

I'm a Burned Out Family Caregiver! How Can I Reduce My Stress?

Posted Jul 26th, 2018 in Caregiver Support

Are you one of over 8 million Canadians who provide care to a family member or friend? Finding ways to reduce your stress is important to prevent caregiver burnout and help both you and your loved one feel as happy and well cared for as possible.

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What Do Family Caregivers Wish They Knew Before Caring for an Aging Parent?

What Do Family Caregivers Wish They Knew Before Caring for an Aging Parent?

Posted Jul 19th, 2018 in Caregiver Support, Homecare

If you ask family caregivers about things they wish they knew, you'd get a range of responses. Before you provide homecare for an aging parent, keep these issues in mind.

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Caregiver Support Groups in Niagara and 5 Reasons to Join One

Caregiver Support Groups in Niagara and 5 Reasons to Join One

Posted Jun 26th, 2018 in Caregiver Support, Homecare

Caregiver support groups can be an important source of support for caregivers, from emotional support and community referrals to simply being around others who understand what you're going through. Finding the time for a support group can be difficult, but here are 5 reasons why you should make this a priority to care for yourself as well as you do for your loved one.

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4 Myths (and the Real Truth!) About Homecare Services

4 Myths (and the Real Truth!) About Homecare Services

Posted Jun 12th, 2018 in Caregiver Support, Homecare

Homecare services are not one-size-fits-all; they are as unique and individualized as the wide range of clients we serve. Because home caregivers help people in so many different ways, there are a lot of misconceptions about exactly what home caregivers can do for individuals and their families. Keep reading to learn 4 common myths about homecare and let us show you how homecare services can benefit your entire family.

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